This page is devoted to describe Vespertilia in Out Of Character. While I try to provide as much information as possible through In Character Vespertilia page, I feel that there are things, like my sources of inspiration, that could be put more straightforwardly, but it would be difficult while IC.
As one can expect, I envisioned historical Vespertilia as sort of mix of Vikings and Mongol hordes, with some kris-happy Malayans for good measure and just a pinch of Lukrezia Borgia... And of course a LOT of US redneck's gun-happy attitude. When it comes to culture, imagine a kind of Norway where black metal is not just an notorious minority. Put some state of continuous fighting - let's say Marvin Heemeyer, postal workers and those kids from Columbine are spiritual fathers of Vespertilians.